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Old 24.09.2020, 20:43
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Re: What qualifies as "Well Integrated" for purposes of naturalization

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I am in no clubs etc.... they never asked me either. They only seemed to care that I knew enough German to answer their questions and that was it.... Swiss! Didnít contact my referees either!
I think this is it. If you can speak about your daily life *in the local language* I don't think they care much about formal membership of clubs (at least they didn't in my case). If you attend local festivals, hike, have your favorite local dish, swim in the Rhine, go to church etc. Things that show you participate in Swiss life.
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Old 24.09.2020, 20:59
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Re: What qualifies as "Well Integrated" for purposes of naturalization

Clubs? Not many around here that I'm aware of!

Got married by the former mayor, knew the previous one and present one, but I was already Swiss by the time these things passed.

Was interviewed by my cop neighbor, and mostly chatted about our asshole other neighbor.

The local mechanic will lend me tools, and likewise, and we will ask each other for advice related to our expertises.

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Old 24.09.2020, 21:01
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Judging by the numberplates in border towns outside the supermarkets very well indeed!
I once met up with a friend who is a local SVP politician while shopping in Italy!

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I'm going to be applying for facilitated naturalization in December, and as long as I can improve my German a bit, it seems that I'll hit all the requirements, but I'm wondering what "be well integrated into Swiss society" actually looks like.

Are there some examples of what the immigration folks expect?
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